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Revamping the Mangrove Brand Roots

Introducing our new logo and website

July 20, 2021

If you haven’t yet noticed, Mangrove has an all-new look and website!  Learn about our process, collaborators, and the experience of rebuilding your own brand and site.

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2020 Annual Report

Despite the rough seas of 2020, we stayed on course with our B Corp commitments and remained anchored to our purpose-driven approach.

May 1, 2021

We are pleased to share that we’ve published our 2020 Annual Report. As we reflect on last year, it’s clear how our values-driven approach to work and work-life made the difference between success and mere survival in a year of “unprecedented” everything. With confidence in our team and our mission, we’ve moved into 2021 with curiosity, resilience and even hope.

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Content Strategy for Purpose-Driven Orgs

Tips from a Trusted Partner

January 5, 2021

Lindsay LaShell, owner of digital marketing company Diamond + Branch, is a trusted partner and valued collaborator. We asked her to share her expert opinion on why content strategy particularly matters to purpose-driven organizations. Here’s what she had to say.

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Mangrove’s 2019 Annual Report

Our Annual Benefit Report

April 3, 2020

We are happy to share that our 2019 Annual Report has been published (just a hair past our goal date of March! We’re giving ourselves this win, in light of the whole global pandemic thing.) This report documents our successes in 2019, serves as our annual benefit report for the year, and outlines areas where Mangrove can grow even stronger in 2020.
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Mangrove’s B Corp Holiday Gift Guide

10 Conscious Companies We Love

December 12, 2019

Holiday shopping is even more fun when you know you’re supporting companies that use business as a force for good. We’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite B Corps that sell great products and have solid values. Read on to find gift ideas for everyone on your list.

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A Few Takeaways from Recertifying as a B Corp

The BIA 3 years later...

November 8, 2019

We became a B Corp on November 9, 2016. In addition to earning our B Corp status, which was certainly cause to celebrate, it was my sister’s birthday (fun!) ….and, also the day Trump was elected (not fun, not fun at all). It was a day of extremely mixed emotions.

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Mangrove Gives Back

Our (updated) Philanthropic Commitment

October 25, 2019

Over the years, our team has thought in depth about how we can make the greatest impact with our philanthropic dollars. We at various points considered participating in fantastic 1% for the Planet program, but ultimately decided its focus wasn’t broad enough for us. So, we decided to create our own parameters.

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11 Must-Try B Corp Food & Beverage Companies

Top Picks from the Mangrove Team

September 17, 2019

During a recent chat about favorite foods, our team realized how many of our go-to snacks and beverages are produced or distributed by fellow B Corps (with the list of available options growing steadily). Here are ten foodie-friendly companies we love.

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3 Key Takeaways from BLD Mountain West

A B Corp Leadership Development Event

August 29, 2019

Last month, one of our content creators, Kelsey, attended the BLD Mountain West event in Denver, CO. Being new to the B Corp world, the event offered the perfect opportunity for her to network and learn alongside B Corp leaders and business execs who are in the process of becoming certified.

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Mangrove’s 2018 Annual Report

What We’ve Accomplished and Where We’re Headed

July 30, 2019

Our 2018 Annual Report has been released! While the process of creating an annual report is intensive, it's pretty rewarding to document successes from the previous year and set clear goals for the future.
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The Ripple Effect of Local B Corps

North Tahoe businesses place purpose over profit, and the impact reverberates throughout the community

May 16, 2019

“There are just so many different ways to keep bettering your business,” says Maiya Holliday, founder and CEO of Mangrove Web Development, a Truckee-headquartered but internationally staffed business. “The more businesses that think that way here, the better.”  Read on about Mangrove Web and other local Tahoe-Truckee B Corps in Moonshine Ink.

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Tahoe’s B Corps Commit to a Higher Standard

Mangrove featured in Tahoe Quarterly

June 10, 2018

Five companies in Tahoe and Truckee have taken their social and environmental commitment to a new level by formalizing it as part of their corporate structure. Mangrove Web Development, bigtruck, Environmental Incentives, Eagle Protect PBC and the Law Office of Lara Pearson joined the B Corp movement built on the belief that businesses should be a force for good.

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Certified B Corp vs Benefit Corporation

What's the difference?

July 28, 2017

In late 2016, we became a Certified B Corp and shortly after we adopted the Benefit Corporation legal status. That means we are not only third-party certified by the nonprofit B Lab, as a company that has met rigorous environmental and social standards, but we are also legally required to conduct our business in this way.

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Top 4 Takeaways from the B Corp BLD

Participating in the Bay Area Leadership Development Event

May 18, 2017

Maiya and Marie attended their first B Corp Leadership Development, or BLD, at the David Brower Center in Berkeley, California. The gathering brought together more than 50 leaders in the Bay Area B Corp community to share best practices and leverage the network of over 200 B Corp Certified companies. With discussion topics in the form of Open Cafes, B Corps discussed building B2B relationships, collaborative marketing efforts, and participants presented environmentally and socially responsible products made by fellow B Corps. Here are some great takeaways from our first BLD.

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It’s official — we’re a Certified B Corp!

What this means for how we do business

December 8, 2016

Last month we shared that we applied to become a B Corp. Our certification is now complete and we are thrilled to join the 1,800-plus global companies that use their B Corp status as a way of doing social and environmental good.

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We’re becoming a B Corp!

here’s why

August 31, 2016

Mangrove Web is in the process of becoming a B Corporation, also known as a certified B Corp. We are feeling pretty pumped about it. Once we’re certified, our B Corp status will help further solidify our commitment that as a for-profit tech company, we can do a lot of good.

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